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Coltro 5 MG Tablet

Coltro 5 MG Tablet

INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

    • Rs. 78.00

    Manufactured by: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

    Composition: Rosuvastatin

    Strength: 5 mg

    Pack size: 10 Tablets

    Drug type: Dyslipidaemic Agents

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: High cholesterol

    What is Coltro 5 mg Tablet?

    Coltro 5 mg Tablet contains Rosuvastatin as an active ingredient which is used to reduce high cholesterol level.

    Uses:

    Coltro 5 mg Tablet is used to reduce high cholesterol level.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Rosuvastatin is a lipid lowering drug and selective inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase which works by preventing the synthesis of bad cholesterol (LDL).

    Common Side Effects of Coltro 5 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Coltro 5 mg Tablet

    • Headache
    • Constipation
    • Joint pain
    • Acid stomach
    • Gas in stomach
    • Redness of skin
    • Stomach pain

    How to Use Coltro 5 mg Tablet?

    Coltro 5 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. This medication may be taken with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Coltro 5 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Coltro 5 mg Tablet if you are allergic to this medication.
    • Before using this medication, notify your physician about your current list of medications, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions such as low or high blood pressure etc.
    • Take this medicine at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by the doctor.
    • Alcohol consumption is not advisable during the treatment with this medicine.

    Contraindications:

    List of contraindications while using Coltro 5 mg Tablet

    • The use of Coltro 5 mg Tablet is contraindicated in the patients with liver diseases and having increased level of serum transaminases.
    • The use of this medication is contraindicated in the patients with renal impairment.
    • Coltro 5 mg Tablet is contraindicated for use during pregnancy and lactation.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Coltro 5 mg Tablet with other drugs

    • The use of this medicine is advised against in those who are concurrently receiving fenofibrate as it may increase the risk of myopathy.
    • Concomitant treatment with itraconazole may elevates the serum level of this medicine.

    Warnings:

    Warnings while using Coltro 5 mg Tablet

    • This medicine should be used with caution in the patients with diabetes mellitus.
    • Coltro 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in the patients with the history of chronic liver disease.

    Pregnancy and lactation:

    Coltro 5 mg Tablet is highly unsafe for use during pregnancy and lactation. Prior consultation to the doctor is required in such cases.

    Storage:

    Store this medicine at room temperature. Protect from sunlight and moisture.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Immediately contact to your doctor as emergency medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. Is Coltro 5 mg Tablet a blood thinner?

    No, Coltro 5 mg Tablet is not a blood thinner. It is a lipid lowering drug which is used to reduce high cholesterol and triglycerides level.

    1. How does Coltro 5 mg Tablet work?

    Coltro 5 mg Tablet is a selective inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase which works by preventing the synthesis of bad cholesterol (LDL).

    1. How often can I take Coltro 5 mg Tablet?

    Coltro 5 mg Tablet should be used at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.

    1. Can I take Coltro 5 mg Tablet during pregnancy?

    Coltro 5 mg Tablet is highly unsafe for use during pregnancy. The pregnant women should take this medication only under medical supervision.

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